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November 17, 1969 | Volume 31, Issue 21

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 17, 1969

November 17, 1969 | Charles Goren
I have forgotten which battlefield tactician counseled that the best defense was to attack, but in contract bridge the advice is not always valid. The best defense does not necessarily begin with...

November 17, 1969 | Sandy Treadwell
Tabletop games, particularly football, are all the rage, and no one plays tougher ball than a bunch of comic-strip characters in Chicago

November 17, 1969 | Frank Deford

November 17, 1969
BASKETBALL—ABA: When Los Angeles' 5'11½" Mack Calvin drives downcourt he looks like a Mickey Rooney in shorts surrounded by nine John Waynes. But in the Stars' 124-111 win over wearied...

November 17, 1969
4—Tony Triolo, Velio Cioni40, 41—Rich Clarkson43—Sheedy & Long44-46—Herb Scharfman50, 51—Sea Talk74—Don Uhrbrock84—AP, Stephen Green-Armytage92—Tony Triolo104—Robert Lightfoot...

November 17, 1969
Pete Chartschlaa, sophomore on the Barrington (R.I.) College soccer squad, scored 13 goals in the last two games of Barrington's 8-4-1 season—all six in a 6-0 win over Nasson (Me.) College and...

November 17, 1969
LATTER-DAY PROTESTSirs:I have just finished reading the article concerning the situation at the U. of Wyoming (No Defeats, Loads of Trouble, Nov. 3). Speaking from my experience as a former...

November 17, 1969
TO NHL OR NOT TO NHL

November 17, 1969
•George Andrie, Dallas Cowboy end, noting that inspirational talks by former Cowboys Tommy McDonald and Jerry Rhome lifted the Cleveland Browns to an emotional peak for the last two Dallas games:...

November 17, 1969
Unbeaten Ohio State, perhaps the best college football team in history, is faced with its toughest test of the year in Mike Phipps and Purdue. Dan Jenkins reports the struggle.

November 17, 1969 | Alfred Wright
To win a basketball game, you have to get the ball occasionally. Now that Jerry Lucas has joined the San Francisco front line, the team will get the ball on rebounds more than any other in the...

November 17, 1969 | Garry Valk
Each year about this time, when the first snow flurries fly and the proprietors of publicity-conscious resorts start trying to get their pictures taken doing a slalom on pine boughs, we like to...

November 17, 1969 | Roy Blount Jr.
After spotting Oklahoma an early lead, the Tigers came storming back to win 44-10, take a firm grip on the Big Eight Conference lead and solidify their ranking among the nation's top teams

November 17, 1969 | Mark Mulvoy
Nicklaus beat the wind on his record-breaking first round in the Hawaiian Open, but Bruce Crampton blew in from nowhere

November 17, 1969 | Tex Maule

November 17, 1969 | Jerry Kirshenbaum

November 17, 1969
The place is so perfect in its high mountain setting that the people who live there consider it their own little kingdom. They speak a different language from their countrymen down in Milan and...

November 17, 1969 | Jule Campbell
Italian skiing is as much mood as it is mountain—a blaze of color, beautiful girls, sunny days, splendid wine—and 1969-70, with world championship crowds, promises to be a vintage year. Even...

November 17, 1969 | Felicia Lee
It took the ancient Romans a few centuries to figure out that the way into Val Gardena lies through a narrow, five-mile canyon that serves as a gateway. The old Ponte Gardena is still the best way...

November 17, 1969 | Dan Jenkins
To the undefeated Razorbacks, the Baylors, Rices and Tulsas of September, October and November are merely tune-ups for their December showdown against second-ranked Texas

November 17, 1969 | William F. Reed

November 17, 1969 | William F. Reed
THE BACK: Junior Flanker Ernie Jennings of Air Force (6', 172 pounds) caught five TD passes—tying an NCAA record—in the Falcons' 38-13 win over Utah State, a week after his 96-yard kickoff return...

November 17, 1969
"My husband was saddling the horse of a friend of Grace's," says Mrs. Donald Le Vine, explaining how she and her sister. Princess Grace of Monaco, happened to be in the saddling paddock at Garden...

November 17, 1969 | Virginia Kraft
Pheasants like civilization, but Dakota farms are so well pruned the birds have no hiding place

November 17, 1969 | Gary Ronberg
Crowds are rising as spectacular young Bobby Clarke, a diabetic, inspirits the Flyers in a close West race behind the ruling Blues